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Company: Nevada Legal Services
Location: Las Vegas
Posted on: May 15, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description Comptroller --- Las Vegas Nevada Legal Services (NLS) strengthens communities across Nevada by ensuring fairness and providing equal access to justice. We are a non-profit legal aid organization providing free legal services to low income people in every county in Nevada. Our primary source of funding is through a grant from the federal Legal Services Corporation. Nevada Legal Services has an opening in our Administrative Office for a Comptroller. We are looking for a motivated financial professional with a mission to give back to the community. The Comptroller has overall responsibility for the accounting and financial functions for Nevada Legal Services, including developing and implementing program policy and directives, establishing procedures to safeguard program assets, and providing timely and reliable financial information. This includes helping develop the budget for Nevada Legal Services, creating and providing reports that help leadership understand company financials, managing the yearly audit, reporting to the Board of Directors Fiscal Committee monthly, and reporting to grant funders on a monthly or quarterly basis. The person that fills this role will have a high level of integrity and attention to detail and accuracy. They will collaborate with staff members at all levels, be attentive to deadlines and able to work well within the management team. Finally, the individual that fills this roll will be able to effectively guide and develop staff. We provide paid sick and vacation time, medical insurance for the employee and dependents, as well as dental, vision and life insurance. The salary range for this position is $80,000-$98,000, depending on experience. Visit our website at and follow us on Twitter, Facebook and YouTube. Requirements: -- 5 years in a financial role, preferably with a non-profit organization -- Strong understanding of federal grants management and GAAP standards -- Experience leading financial budgeting and financial planning process -- Ability to oversee and review corporate accounting functions -- Strong interpersonal skills and an ability to work collaboratively with a diverse team. -- Ability to oversee accounting personnel -- Solid understanding of financial compliance requirements and experience implementing and managing financial policies -- Ability to work independently, handle changes or unexpected events, and establish cordial working relationships with coworkers and grant funders. Application Instructions: Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the position is filled. Provide cover letter explaining interest, a resume, and 3 references to, and reference ---Comptroller--- in the subject line. Nevada Legal Services (NLS) is committed to a policy of equal opportunity and fosters an environment free of barriers and discriminatory practices. NLS actively promotes mutual respect, acceptance, teamwork and productivity. NLS is committed to maintaining an organization whose staff, Board and clients are diverse in background, experience, race, color, national origin, gender, age, religious reference, marital status, sexual orientation, sensory, mental or physical abilities, veteran status, and other qualities that strengthen the program while reinforcing its commitment to basic fairness. People of color, people who identify as transgender, lesbian, gay, or bisexual, and those with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. Individuals needing a reasonable accommodation for the application, interview process or for more information about the program may send a request to the email address provided. Company Description Nevada Legal Services is a great place to work The staff take pride in knowing they have all they can to help the community.

Keywords: Nevada Legal Services, Las Vegas , Comptroller, Accounting, Auditing , Las Vegas, Nevada

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